When You Are Engulfed in Flames is David Sedaris's newest book that contains short humorous stories about his life. Although I have enjoyed his past books very much, this one was slightly disappointing. The reader might find it a little bit confusing in that there is no real timeline; his stories jump around in the past. However, there are a lot of good aspects to this book. Many of Sedaris's stories are about the time he spent in France, which are really quite funny. He writes in a way … more
Like someone mentioned previously, David Sedaris, is indeed going on a whirlwind tour: a twenty nine cities in twenty nine days tour and then on to perform at thirty three venues in thirty three days. With such a busy schedule one begins to ask, how does he find the time? The answer to that is simple when you just rehash published essays into a new book - so fans of Sedaris have, most likely, already read this book. Much like Sedaris' 2004 bestseller: Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim his … more
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